Posts about yarn

New yarn combos

13 June 2017

With so many new shades of Favourite Sock over the last few months, we thought it was about time we put together some new yarn combo ideas for multi-coloured projects. Don’t be afraid to mix… Read more

Sock Club May & June

11 June 2017

We have two stunning new shades of our Favourite Sock merino 4 ply yarn that have already landed in our club subscribers’ stashes. May’s shade is ”, a delicate shade dedicated to ‘special snowflakes’ everywhere.… Read more

Sock Club subscriptions now open, starting May 2017

18 April 2017

We’ve re-opened subscriptions for our yarn club! You can choose either one or two skeins of our hand-dyed, ethical merino sock yarn delivered to your door each month. For the first time, we’re offering both a… Read more

Yarn store update, Pussyhats and yarn bargains!

13 January 2017

If you’re following us on Instagram you’ll know that we’ve been busy organising the new studio and dyeing tasty new shades. To make sure you don’t miss out, head to The Yarn Store from 6pm… Read more

December at It's a Stitch Up

20 December 2016

It’s been a busy month here even though we’ve been a little quiet online. We finally moved at the end of November and needless to say it’s been chaos. More about the new home/studio further… Read more

Awesome Aran in the spotlight

2 November 2016

Awesome Aran is our 100% homegrown British wool and we love it for being a great all-rounder – soft, warm and easy to care for. It’s spun in England from only the finest wool that the… Read more

Yarn Club is back

2 September 2016

I’ve been so busy dyeing that I almost forgot to post about new ! After the summer off we have a new club starting this month (September). But be quick, it’s shipping out next week… Read more

All change

27 June 2016

You might have noticed that things been a bit quiet here since the spring, that’s because there has been a lot going on outside of It’s a Stitch Up. I’ve had some health problems which have led… Read more

Ode to Kureyon

31 May 2016

Over three years in the making, my giant version of the is almost finished, with the hexagons done and the edging going on (one side at a time, I don’t think circs exist that could… Read more

It's sock club time

25 February 2016

Subscriptions for the next sock club, starting in March, are closing this weekend! Sock club subscribers receive a brand new hand-dyed shade of Favourite Sock high-twist superwash merino every month, before it lands in the… Read more

Introducing 'Bud to Bloom'... two patterns and one amazing cause!

20 February 2016

For many years I’ve been a fan of Eskimimi Makes inimitable blog and knitting patterns, so imagine my delight to announce that Mimi Codd (aka Eskimimi) has created a pattern for our Marshmallow Cloud Baby Alpaca Chunky yarn. ‘Bud… Read more

New yarn shades: Favourite Sock

9 January 2016

It’s been a colourful few weeks at It’s a Stitch Up as we’ve been beavering away building up the shade range for our three yarns. But obviously it’s our merino sock yarn, Favourite Sock, that has… Read more